CCFA Team Challenge Launches Training Program For IBD Fundraising Marathon in Las Vegas

CCFA Team Challenge Launches Training Program For IBD Fundraising Marathon in Las Vegas
The 6th annual Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon, created to fundraise for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) will take place on Sunday, November 16, 2014, and a fundraising team from Dallas is already preparing their runners and walkers for the tour. Team Challenge has already trained nearly 12,000 runners, walkers, triathletes, and cyclists, in exchange for fundraising. The event organized by the CCFA is meant to fund breakthrough research for cures for both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, diseases that affect 1 in 200 Americans, including 150,000 children, as well as public and professional education, and patient support services all over the country. However, the Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas Marathon & ½ Marathon to Benefit the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America is also meant to be a fun event for everyone involved. Taking place on the Las Vegas Strip, it includes live bands at every mile, hundreds of runners dressed as Elvis, a run-through wedding chapel, and kicks off with a two-day Health & Fitness Expo at the Sands Convention Center. "Our partnership with CCFA at this event has increased awareness of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.  Signing up to run or walk with Team Challenge allows the Foundation to reach new heights in its awareness-building and fundraising efforts," said the Dave Hussa, vice-president of Charity Partnerships for Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas. "The nighttime running event has become one of the most popular races within the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series.  Runners from across the country will take over the Las Vegas strip to support Team Challenge and CCFA." The CCFA Team Challenge is a renowned endurance training program that has worked with the Rock 'n' Ro
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